PF Photo Contest - I'm Ready For My Closeup, Mr. DeMille! (8/23-8/30)

  1. Aug 23, 2006 #1

    ZapperZ

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    I'm Ready For My Closeup, Mr. DeMille!

    This week's theme is all about close-up pictures. If you've used the close-up macro on your camera, then that picture qualifies. However, your picture need not be taken only using this function. Any picture that is a closeup of, or up close to, an object or a subject is accepted. The close-up subject must be the main focus and occupies the majority of your picture.

    Contest Rules:

    1. Any digital photo or digitally-scanned photo relevant to the theme will be accepted within the contest period. In case there's a grey area, or you're not sure if the picture is suitable, check with me first.

    2. Please resize your digital photo to no more than 650 x 490 pixels. You may also crop your picture if you wish. But other than that, any form of picture editing or modification is not allowed. This is a photo contest, not a picture editing/special effect contest. You may add a watermark or your name/nickname to the photo for identification purposes.

    3. Upload your photos to any of the photo servers such as imageshack. Then post it the relevant contest thread and link your picture using the img command. PM me if you do not know how.

    4. Only ONE picture per member per contest.

    5. At the end of the contest period, I will open a poll and every PF member can vote for the picture they like best.

    6. Note that in case we have a large number of entries, I will do the polling in more than one thread. If that's the case, you can vote in each of the polling threads. The photos will be assigned in the the polling threads in the order they were submitted.

    7. These pictures must be something that you took, not something taken off someone else's photo albums or taken by someone else. I have no way of checking if you did this, so we'll go by the honor system.

    8. You can use a picture only once. Once it is used in a contest, it cannot be reused in another contest.

    9. Please post only pictures meant for submission in this thread.

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  3. Aug 23, 2006 #2

    nazzard

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    "e' string" (standard tuning) :smile:

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  4. Aug 23, 2006 #3

    Integral

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    Alright, I have learned my lesson, my bridge pic, which I choose because it was "different" turned out to be like its subject.. a loser... so.... Think cute.
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    Sleepy pup.
     
  5. Aug 23, 2006 #4
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    -GeoMike-
     
  6. Aug 23, 2006 #5
    Bumble bee in Morning Glory

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  7. Aug 23, 2006 #6
    cat's curiosity.

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    cat's curiosity.
     
  8. Aug 23, 2006 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    Beautiful shot! GeoMike is tough competition.
     
  9. Aug 23, 2006 #8

    Moonbear

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    I too have learned that when all else fails, cute kittens always get at least a few votes! :biggrin:

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    Do you have any idea how hard it is to get a close up photo of a moving kitten?!
     
  10. Aug 23, 2006 #9
    Which was harder, holding her down to put on that eye liner or taking the picture?:biggrin:
    What a pretty kitten!:smile:
     
  11. Aug 23, 2006 #10

    Moonbear

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    Considering the eyeliner is only on one eye, I'll let you decide. :biggrin:

    If I could reach the camera now, I could get one of her lying still...she's stretched out in my arm sleeping. Tough typing one handed!
     
  12. Aug 23, 2006 #11

    Janus

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    My daughter Danielle at age 2 (She turns 19 and starts college next month.)

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  13. Aug 24, 2006 #12

    hypnagogue

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    gas puddle
     
  14. Aug 24, 2006 #13

    Kurdt

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    Here is a Waspy thing on some plant I have in my garden I took 5 minutes ago for this very competition. Excuse my lack of knowledge about natury things but perhaps all the guys and gals on here would have fun working out what the little flying thing is and what plant its sitting on is :wink::smile:
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  15. Aug 24, 2006 #14
    Hover-fly aka wasp-fly. Not a wasp
     
  16. Aug 24, 2006 #15

    Kurdt

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    Theres the animal now anybody any guesses about the plant? (Astronuc I'm looking at you.)
     
  17. Aug 24, 2006 #16
    :eek: cannot compete with that!
     
  18. Aug 24, 2006 #17

    FredGarvin

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    Some form of Allium?
     
  19. Aug 24, 2006 #18
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    Fly sitting on my pond
     
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  20. Aug 24, 2006 #19
    Swerve.... did you intentionally post that pic thinking that this was a physics forum and that the oil looked a little like the mandlebrot set? Very well done if you did, nice picture if you didn't :)
     
  21. Aug 24, 2006 #20

    Kurdt

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    I wish I had a pond.
     
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